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The Arizona Early Childhood Development and Health Board consists of nine members appointed by the Governor and approved by the state Senate. The Board is responsible for ensuring that Arizona’s early childhood funds are spent on services that help our state’s young children be healthier and start kindergarten ready to succeed.

Appointed Board Members

Ex-Officio Board Members

Jennie Cunico

Director, Arizona Department of Health Services
Designee: Laura Luna Bellucci, Bureau Chief, Women’s and Children’s Health

Tom Horne

Superintendent of Public Instruction, Arizona Department of Education
Designee: Laura Lee, Director of Early Childhood Education

Angie Rodgers

Director, Arizona Department of Economic Security
Designee: Stacy Reinstein, Interim Director, Division of Child Care

Board Representatives

Carmen Heredia

Director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
Representative: Dr. Eric Tack, Deputy Assistant Director for Managed Care Clinical Compliance

David Lujan

Director, Arizona Department of Child Safety
Representative: Tene Marion, DCS Program Administrator II

Francisco Muñoz

Indigenous Representative


By law, members of the Board must be representative of Arizona’s diversity. They must include Republicans and Democrats, as well as residents of both metropolitan and rural areas. All Board members share a deep commitment to expanding opportunities for Arizona’s young kids to succeed in school and in life.

The Directors of the Department of Economic Security, Department of Health Services and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, or their chosen designees, serve as non-voting ex-officio members.

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